• Cielo Vista
Both hunger and obesity increase in Latin America
Food
3406 views
Food
3406 views

Both hunger and obesity increase in Latin America

AFP and Tico Times - November 8, 2018

Hunger and obesity are on the rise in Latin America, particularly in Venezuela, Argentina and Bolivia. In 2017, 39.3 million people were undernourished and 3.6 million were…

Abortion in Latin America: four women’s voices
Abortion
2751 views
Abortion
2751 views

Abortion in Latin America: four women’s voices

Lucia Lacurcia / AFP - September 4, 2018

To legalize or not to legalize, that is the question on the lips of many legislators in Latin America since Argentina opted not to decriminalize abortion following…

Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border
Brazil
2344 views
Brazil
2344 views

Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border

AFP / Paula Ramon - August 21, 2018

SAO PAULO, Brazil— Brazil's President, Michel Temer, called an emergency meeting of key ministers Sunday after ordering troops to the border with Venezuela as regional tensions build…

Bus accident in Ecuador kills 24
Latin America
2509 views
Latin America
2509 views

Bus accident in Ecuador kills 24

AFP - August 14, 2018

QUITO, Ecuador — A bus carrying travelers from Colombia and Venezuela crashed in Ecuador early Tuesday, killing 24 people and injuring 18 others, officials said. The dead included…

Colombia’s Duque takes office with full agenda of thorny issues
Colombia
2041 views
Colombia
2041 views

Colombia’s Duque takes office with full agenda of thorny issues

AFP / Hector Velasco and Rodrigo Almonacid - August 7, 2018

Colombia's new President Ivan Duque has his work cut out for him as he takes office Tuesday amid heightened tensions with neighboring Venezuela and the lingering difficulties…

Chile, Costa Rica join forces on environmental issues, gender equality
Foreign Policy
2326 views
Foreign Policy
2326 views

Chile, Costa Rica join forces on environmental issues, gender equality

The Tico Times - July 10, 2018

Chilean President Sebastian Piñera, left, and Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado sign bilateral agreements at Casa Presidencial in San José on July 9, 2018. The agreements included…

World Cup fever comes at a cost for soccer-loving Latin American fans
World Cup 2018
2399 views
World Cup 2018
2399 views

World Cup fever comes at a cost for soccer-loving Latin American fans

AFP - June 26, 2018

The chance to see the likes of Lionel Messi or Neymar in the flesh as well as take in the sights of Russia has seen tens of…

Costa Rican rapper Nativa releases new album
Music and Concerts
4929 views
Music and Concerts
4929 views

Costa Rican rapper Nativa releases new album

Elizabeth Lang - June 12, 2018

Costa Rican rapper Nativa has released her second album, "Semilla Nativa" ("Native Seed"), which combines rap with Latin American rhythms and activist lyrics. The album is released…

Trump cancels Latin America trip, cites Syria concerns
Latin America
1964 views
Latin America
1964 views

Trump cancels Latin America trip, cites Syria concerns

AFP - April 10, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he had cancelled his first visit to Latin America to focus on the unfolding situation in Syria. Trump…

Venezuela dominates agenda ahead of Trump’s Latin American visit
News
2290 views
News
2290 views

Venezuela dominates agenda ahead of Trump’s Latin American visit

Alina Dieste / AFP - April 8, 2018

Venezuela will be the dominant issue during the first visit of'U.S. President Donald Trump to Latin America this week, but according to analysts, a crusade by the…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!